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Learning to Drive in Warrington
The national average driving lessons required to pass the practical driving test is 47 hours with a driving instructor and an additional 22 hours of private practice with a family or friend are recommended.
Warrington’s Driving Test pass rate compared to other cities across the UK is higher than the national average sitting at 55.2%.
The test centres in Warrington are Warrington which has a pass rate of 55.2%, St Helens at 40.6%, and Widens at 43.5%.
The nearest additional driving test centres for Warrington are in Northwich with 55.9% and Atherton which has a lower pass rate of 53.4%.
Warrington Practical Driving Test Centres
- Atherton, (Warrington), Gibfield Park Avenue, Atherton, Manchester, M46 0SU
- Northwich, (Warrington), 4 Felix Road, Winnington, Northwich, CW8 4BU
- St Helens, (Warrington), 1 Navigation Road, off Pocket Nook Street, St Helens, Liverpool, WA9 1NS
- Warrington, (Warrington), Warrington Borough Council Orford Day Centre, Festival Avenue, Warrington, WA2 9EP
- Widnes, (Warrington), Everite Road, Widnes, WA8 8PT
Warrington Theory Test Centres
- Bolton, (Warrington), Suite 2A, Second Floor, Knowsley House, 4-6 Knowsley Street, Bolton,
- Liverpool, (Warrington), Suite 1, Ground Floor, 10 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5AS
- Manchester, (Warrington), Suite 2, Ground Floor, Red Block 5, Universal Square, Devonshire Street North, Ardwick, Manchester, M12 6JH
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Warrington – did you know?
- Warrington boasts the iconic Transporter Bridge, one of three remaining transporter bridges in the world. Built in 1915, it’s a marvel of engineering and is protected as a scheduled ancient monument and Grade II listed building.
- Warrington is often referred to as the “Wire Town” due to its historical association with the wire industry. It played a significant role in wire-making innovations during the 19th century and the first wire works date back to 1775.
- Warrington is home to the Warrington Wolves, a rugby league team with a rich history. The club has won numerous championships and is an integral part of the local sports scene their biggest rivals are the Wigan Warriors.
- Warrington’s market is one of the oldest in England, dating back to 1255 when the town had just 700 people living there. Today, the market offers a diverse range of goods, from fresh produce to artisan crafts.
- The historic concert hall, Parr Hall in Warrington has hosted legendary acts such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. It continues to be a hub for live music and events to this day!
- Shopaholics will find their paradise in Warrington’s Golden Square, where a wide array of stores, dining options, and entertainment facilities are housed.
- Located just outside Warrington, Daresbury Laboratory is a leading scientific research facility specializing in particle physics and accelerator science.
- Warrington is home to the UK’s first IKEA store, which opened in 1987. The store has become a popular shopping destination for furniture and home goods enthusiasts.
- Warrington is known for its unique tradition called “Walking the Fair.” This annual event dates back to 1255 when King Henry III granted the town a Royal Charter to hold a fair. During the fair, the Mayor and other dignitaries walk the boundaries of the town to reaffirm their jurisdiction. It’s a tradition that has endured for centuries, making it one of the oldest recorded civic events in England. Today the Walking the Fair has become an annual Warrington Walking Day. The day hosts a colourful and lively procession that parades through the town’s streets. It’s a fun annual event for both participants and spectators.